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toward the coast of nova scotia in canada. kevin tibbles is live in rock port, massachusetts, where last hour we were seeing maybe little rain and wind when i talked to you. what's the scene like now kevin? >> alex, the sun is out here in rock port. it's going to be a lovely day. as a matter of fact, all the activities for labor day that were canceled here have all been put back on because earl really didn't live up to his reputation. not only crossing further out to sea than here in cape ann, but actually not, not dropping as much rain as people expected or at least they had been prepared to expect when this storm went through. so it's going to be a lovely day here. a lot of the boats have been taken out of the harbor. but i'm assuming that they're going to started going back in today because it's supposed to be a lovely day here. the only thing i really have to add to all this, because i don't have a lot to talk about in terms of damage or anything like that, is that yes, you're absolutely right, this storm is heading towards nova scotia. i'm going to be calling my son after this becau
forbid homosexuals from serving openly in the military. some of our staunchest ally, britain, canada, israel, allow gay people to serve openly in the military. >> we'll follow it closely. all the more interesting. lady gaga's involved. we'll check in later. chris lawrence in washington. >>> a nasty fight in washington over extending the bush tax cuts. we've been talking about that a lot. bottom line, what's better for the economy? i guess in some circles what's better for voters? we went out and asked a bunch of economists what they thought. you'll hear their answers after this break. it's just outside of lancaster. sure, i can download directions for you now. we got it. thank you very much! check it out. i can like, see everything that's going on with the car. here's the gas level. i can check on the oil. i can unlock it from anywhere. i've received a signal there was a crash. some guy just cut me off. i'll get an ambulance to you right away. safely connecting you in ways you never thought possible. onstar. live on. >>> all right. ym your money, today your taxes. at the center avenu
on this friday. let me take you through the forecast heading into the weekend. cooler air coming down from canada. today, it's chillier in kansas city, chicago and minneapolis. it's cool her for your saturday, at least, but that really cool air won't arrive in areas like atlanta until sunday. so that's the theme. slowly, but surely we're going to cool it off. sunday, we have a chance for showers and thunderstorms in the east, but atlanta, it's ban long time since you've been in the 70s for a high and that will be much in the southeast, too. d.c., you have one more two more hot days and fall officially arrives for you. >>> well, if you're watching us on who13, des moines, iowa, check out the state's largest arts and crafts fair with over 300 exhibiters all at the iowa state fairgrounds. that's your "early today" event of the day. i imagine you would go to the crafts and head over to the deep fried oreos. >> i go straight to the deep fried ors. what are you thinking? >> deep fried twinkies? >> it's so sinful, it's perfectly delicious. i'll try it next time i see it. >>> up on the silver screen this
. >> sab luabsolutely. >> appreciate that, have a great day. earl is causing problems across canada. thousands of people are without power right now. among the areas feeling the impact, halifax. air travel has slowed to a stand still at the halifax international airport. ahead of the storm, campgrounds and beaches ahead of the storm closed. we'll have a live report from halifax coming um. >>> so let's go to cape cod now. earl didn't cause the damage that it might have caused had it's been a direct impact. susan candiotti is live from the cape right now how is it looking? >> reporter: beautiful. the sun has come out today. look at this beach gorgeous. this is nantucket sound. we are in yarmouth, massachusetts. that is tropical storm force winds. >> all right looks like we are having a problem there. with susan's shot, even though the storm has passed, we still have a few problems. let's more onto a state of emergency which is in effect for christ's church new zealand after a major earthquake. damage is substantial. the 7.0 quake caused buildings to crumble. this was remarkable what
carolina to new england to canada as a massive storm bears down on the east coast. we'll get the latest from the director of the national hurricane center. he's standing by live. and russia's military is blowing up tanks and missile launchers with a lot of air. we'll show you what's behind this secret inflatable arsenal. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> we begin with the breaking news. an oil and gas production platform caught fire in the gulf of mexico today about 100 miles off the coast of louisiana. mariner energy, the company that owns the platform, says the fire began at one of seven active wells connected to the rig. 13 workers were forced overboard, but the coast guard says no one was hurt. the coast guard reports an oil sheen, although the company says there was no hydrocarbon spill. production from the platform recently averaged about 9 million cubic feet of natural gas and 1,400 barrels of oil each day. let's get some more from cnn's tom forman who is working this story for us. what do we know, tom? >> reporter: hi, wolf, mainly what we don't know at this
that canada, and listen, let's not sugar-coat it. it's not that everybody in canada thinks there are no issues with immigration. but canada has developed a different view of immigrants that you argue is more welcoming. >> well, i just looked at the data. you know, people are yelling and screaming about this in arizona, and 15% of the work force or the population is immigrants. in the united states, the city with the highest percentage of immigrants is miami. it's about 35%. in toronto or vancouver, virtually half the people are immigrants or what we call in canada, new canadians. and i think, yeah, there are problems here in canada. but the problem is, should the immigrant who is driving a cab but has a degree in dentistry or law or health care, should they be able to use their skills fully and build the economy and and i'll tell you what's really interesting. over in vancouver, which has an equal percentage of immigrants and have been attracting immigran immigrants from asia, when microsoft had to build a new laboratory, it said we can't get the skilled people in the seattle area. they put it
it made an emergency landing in stockhm olm this morning. the flight was en route from canada to pakistan. the man in custody sufficient pakistani origin and has been detained for questioning. police are searching that plane right now. if nothing suspicious is found the passengers will be free to continue their journey on that plane bound for pakistan. >>> let's go to washington. new this morning, president obama is ripping the gop over the newly unveiled pledge to america. house republicans first shared the details of his plan on thursday. this morning, the gop says its pledge to slash taxes and cut spending represents a new way forward that hasn't been tried in washington. but the president isn't impressed with the proposals. >> many were the very same policies that tloed the economic crisis in the first place, which isn't surprising since many of the leaders were among the architects of that failed policy. >> nbc's mike viqueira is live at the white house. good morning to you. so the republicans aren't just defending their plan this morning. they are deciding to go out on the attack, t
but one manufacturer, bombardier of canada. federal records show in the last two years, there have been only two such incidents involving airliners made by other companies but in that time you have the six bombardier incidents, two in the last four days plus chicago, atlanta, ontario, california, and philadelphia. in each case, the planes landed safely without injuries to those on board, but with that many accidents involving similar aircraft made pie by the same company, authorities want to know if that's a pattern. the f.a.a. and national transportation safety board are investigating and aviation investigators say wear and tear could be an issue. >> they're designed and used for short-haul uses of passengers so they may take off and land three five, seven, 10 times a day sometimes. so their landing gear are put under a lot more stress. >> reporter: today bombardier said it would support any investigation. dean reynolds, cbs news, chicago. >> couric: in health news, there's been a lot of debate about what causes attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, commonly called a.d.h.d. some sa
. canada -- >>> a death row inmate is suspected to be the first woman executed in virginia since 1912. she planned a 2002 murder of her husband and stepson in order to collect insurance money. attorneys have long argued that she was influenced because of low intelligence and personality disorder. they both received life sentences. she will be executed thursday night. >>> at the future of school reform in d.c. took center stage today. michelle rhee appeared on oprah today. >> michelle rhee called gray's the victory devastating for schoolchildren in the district. >> the one woman tornado at the center of a washington d.c. storm. >> o para set her sights on the country's public school problems. >> this is a warrior woman. >> she while the audience with her take no prisoners approach to improving education. we even got a glimpse of an actual firing. >> the parents came up to me and said, she could not have been the worst principal in the district. i said, -- >> in d.c., per future is very much in doubt. lennar for former critics is most likely to become her boss. vincent gray still is dodging
the air masses are strong enough to push south, but they do not have the trajectory coming out of canada that they will later in october and november when you get the trail in the air. the -- the chill in the air. fort umar, high pressure will push through -- for tomorrow, high pressure will push through. 70's and 80's. we will call a 30% chance of scattered showers thursday night and then after that another long stretch of dry days. it 62 in the morning in this city, 50's in the suburbs. we should live up to about 80 in the afternoon on thursday. as we head into friday, a couple of showers possible in the morning. then we get back to sunshine. the rain will be pretty much finished sunshine in the forecast saturday, sunday, monday, and tuesday and the temperature back in the mid 80's for next week. >> a double dose of wyck out on abc7 prime-time tonight. -- a double dose of wipe out on abc7 prime-time tonight. we do not need these people getting injured. >> and no, not at all. >> no mercy tonight on wipe out at 8:00 and 9:00 followed by no witness and abc7 news at 11:00 p.m. >> coming up
. because fall and cool air is up in canada. it's bumping up against that really moist, hot air over the middle of the country. that's why we're going to get wet weather especially on this front as it sags through iowa and northern missouri, wisconsin, eventually even into chicago. we'll have to watch out for a chance of strong storms. eastern seaboard, high pressure in control. this is a cooler air. it's once the high moves away, that return flow, that really warms things up. trouble spot today maybe going in and out of the minneapolis airport early this morning. but those storms are already starting to head out. eventually they'll work their way through wisconsin, much of iowa. they shouldn't arrive into chicago until later this afternoon or this evening. so the forecast for your tuesday, nice conditions. new england, cool start. beautiful afternoon. same with d.c. but hot weather from atlanta down through montgomery, shreveport, memphis. these areas had a very hot summer, lynn, and it's going to continue today. i mean, usually, an example, in louisville, three weeks ago we should
a grapevine moth infestation. ktvu's allie rasmus sprains. from across california to canada, thousands come to safin the wines of santa clara county. it's known to one type of unwelcome visitor and this wine owe owner is worried about. >> so far it's not so many and let's hope it doesn't turn into a huge problem. >> reporter: he is talking about the grapevine moth, first found in napa county a year-ago and since then spread to seven other counties, including santa clara. the grapevine moth is new to santa clara county. department of agriculture confirmed that they found three of the pests in a trap at one of the county's vineyards. they can be difficult to spot and snuff out and that is because the moth's larvae can grow inside the grape. >> if the larvae were inside of it, how would you be able to find it? it would be darned, almost impossible. >> reporter: thomas kruse has grown grape at his gilroy vineyard for the past decades and he is glad that authorities have announced the start of a eregard an eradication program. >>. >> reporter: we tried to reach santa clara county's agricultura
small, with different landing systems, but one manufacturer, bombardier of canada. federal records show that in the last two years, there have been only two such incident involving airliners made by other companies but, in that time you have the six bombardier incidents, the two in the last four days, plus chicago, atlanta, oh ntario, california and philadelphia. in each case the planes landed safely without injuries to those on board. but, with that many accidents involving similar aircraft made by the same company, authorities want to know if there's a pattern. the faa and national transportation safety board are investigating and aviation experts say wear and tear could be an issue. >> they're designed and they're used for short-haul movement of passengers. so, they may take off and land three, five, seven, ten times a day sometimes. so, their landing gear are put under a lot more stress. >> reporter: bombardier said it would support any investigation. dean reynolds, cbs news, chicago. >>> and that's the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. thanks for watching. we hope you'll join u
in their native canada, she news was shocking. janis had untreatable bone cancer in her pelvis, a tumor the size of a woman's hand. doctors said the only way to get the tumor was to cut off the lower part of her body and put her back together again. the risk was enormous. janis would lose one of her legs and no guarantee her remaining leg would be okay. >> their goal was for me to survive, to see my babies grow. >> reporter: surgery could not be done while janis was pregnant and she had her baby delivered early by c-section. her son, leland, was born healthy but janis had a tough road ahead. her family traveled to the mayo clinic in minnesota. and they practiced on cadavers. >> she was the first person we tried it on. >> reporter: doctors called the pelvic construction pogo stick rebuild performed in two separate operations. during the first procedure, the surgical team removed janis' left leg, half of her pelvis where the tumor was located, her tailbone an left spine. in the second operation, they took the top portion of the leg removed, rotated it and secured it to her pelvis. then, they shift
by topping the previous mark set at the university of alberta canada. the owner says he got the idea sitting around his dorm room. who doesn't love dodgeball. >>> angry about getting a parking ticket? the city of cambridge, massachusetts says just chill. in fact, just ohm. tickets come with envelopes that illustrate yoga positions so you can make that anger simply melt away. at least that's the theory. >> i think it's a waste of an envelope. if i know it's a tickets, i'm not looking at the poses. >> it's absolutely absurd. >> generally there was not a lot of money associated with doing this. most of the things are things we do anyway. >> i guess the idea was to make you feel good. officials hope to debunk the idea that parking tickets are a hostile action. obviously not anyone is that convinced. they want to know why do i have to pay this $25? >> i'm doing well. >> you had an interesting week, didn't you? >> i'm seeing this ecosavvy economic figure. a lot of folks don't realize this is the invention of this man here, ted turner. you had a chance to sit down and talk to him about captain plan
makes paper tubes. >> yep, made in america. the materials are purchased in america and canada. and our workforce are local people. we have on the tunity to add more jobs locally. >> is the president's latest plan, $200 billion tax break for businesses, is that what small businesses need right now? >> we need anything we can get. i would look into additional equipment to replace the equipment that we have now. >> would that mean hiring more workers? >> it would, it would allow us to put to on a second shift. we currently have 27 employees now. i hope to have 50 employees within the next two years. i would like to modernize our production lines. and get into a larger building. >> what do you think the government could do that it is not doing for small businesses? >> i think that as far as unemployment extensions go, they couldextensions we put. we have had a help wanted sign for six months. people come in fill out application bus ultimately end up signing their slip that they have been here they looked for a job. >> to the get unemployment benefits? >> they are telling me they are happy
and prevent potentialsuicide attempts. the program is based in part on a similar program in canada that includes information learned from mental health experts. at least 15 people have killed themselves on metro property since the beginning of last year. >>> a 9-hour stand-off, a hostage stand-off has ended. it happened on richboro road in capitol heights. at one point, eight peopleere held hostage there. the ordeal ended this morning when the suspect shot himself. he was taken to a hospital in critical condition. ne of the hostages was injured. one of the hostages told news4, the gunman was upset about a break-up with a girlfriend. >>> coming up on news, the u.s. state department is putting appreciate our iran to release the american hikers held captive >>> welcome back to a butiful day today. just about ñrperfect. there you go. i think there are oneoo many clouds out there. other than that, it would have been just perfect. look at the shot right now. just gorgeous all across the area. current temperature, 83 degrees. a dew point o 54. winds out of the south at nine miles an hour
's left of hurricane earl is losing strength as it moves through canada. it now is just a tropical storm dumping rain on nova scotia, new brunswick and prince edward island. it caused a few power outages in massachusetts. and a state of emergency is in effect in christchurch, new zealand. more than 24 hours after a major earthquake there. there are no reports of death so far, but damage is substantial. the 7.0 magnitude quake caused buildings and roads to crumble. an overnight curfew is in effect and new zealand's army has been called in to prevent looting. >>> and demonstratored marched in paris today, many held signs attacking president nicolas sarkozy. the protest was partly targeting gypsies, thousands have been returned to romania and bulgaria since the crack down began. they're worried about the stripping of citizenship of those accused of the crimes. now back to "building up america" and a look at what small businesses are doing to protect job as cross the country. >> reporter: sometimes building up comes down to a simple equation. a few people with a good idea who are willing to
in england and canada say they've identified a bad gene that lowers pain tolerance and creates the migraine sensation. >> now that we know that there is this key player and we know where to target, well, that then is the place to start looking for drugs that will be active against that. >> shepard: in other words, find a drug that can click off that gene and in doing so, kill the pain. that scientist tells britain's newspaper that the gene discovery and i quote, could potentially lead to treatment for pain in general. no matter what kind of pain you have. you can read the full study in nature magazine. >>> fox news, america's election headquarters, and the white house making a big push now to rally young voters. president obama attending a democratic national committee rally at the university of wisconsin and the vice president joe biden also going back to school. he spoke earlier today at a rally at pennsylvania state university. penn state. it's the first in a series of appearances meant to get students fired up about november elections to try to fight off republican attempts to gain con
with a check much of the latest headlines. bad weather from tropical storm earl has moved into canada. 200,000 people have lost electricity. the storm has also left behind dangerous conditions along the entire atlantic coast this labor day weekend. strong rip currents are prompting warnings to stay out of the water. craigslist users are finding the link to adult services dead, replaced with the word censured. we'll have more at 10:00 p.m. eastern. join us for a full hour of "newsroom." >>> for two years, the bodies of black children had been found in the woods, then the rivers of atlanta, georgia. in all, more than two dozen victims, most of them strangled. by may, 1981, the police and fbi were hiding in the brush beside and below the river bridges. this was to be the last night, almost the last hour. >> i heard the splash. >> bob campbell, a police recruit, jumped to his feet down beside the chat hoo beside the chattahoochee river. >> i was really startled. it sounded like a body entering the water. >> he looked up at the bridge. >> and i saw brake lights of a car coming. i saw red lights
a tropical storm, moving northeast off the coast of maine towards canada. we're live from cape cod, which got hit with driving rain, heavy winds and huge waves overnight. good morning, america. i'm bianna golodryga. >> and i'm dan harris. it is saturday, september 4th. as you mentioned, i just got back from iraq, where it was 120 degrees. and i come home to a tropical storm. >> bad weather follows you everywhere. >> it does. >>> also this morning, we have the 911 tapes from the hostage standoff at the discovery channel this week. the tapes paint a picture of panic and hysteria. but also a methodical plan by police to take the gunman down. >>> and it turns out that labor day is a big shopping weekend, in the malls and online, especially if struck in with rain in the northeast. we'll show you how to find the best labor day sales on clothes to electronics. >>> we asked "gma" special contributor erin andrews to get into a car, going nearly 200 miles per hour. she was chauffeured by a nascar legend. >>> we begin with the latest on earl, now a tropical storm, moving quickly past the coast of maine,
in sweden. it left from canada originly. a woman called canadian police after it had taken off and said a man was onboard with explosives now police are investigating whether someone with a grudge against the man onboard called in the threat. the plane was searched and nothing was found. 9:11 right now. chuck is here with what's coming up in weather. >>> a little cloudiness and wetness as well to get your sunday started. how long will it really all last? the detailed che of the forecast coming right up. think about the internet. growing, evolving, literly transformi our lives. now imagine the possibilities of what tomorrow could bring. of standardshat will guide the internet into the future... to protect users, and reward innovators, for years to come. we support a fair and open ternet - affordable and accessible to everyone. transparent networks, managed in ways that are clear to all users. we supporthe fcc's plan to bring high-speed internet to everyone in america by 2020. and we are committed to keeping the internet working, as the economic engine that's creating jobs now. working to
and watches from carolinas to parts of canada. you mentioned the delays at the airports. these are still very impressive. ground stop released at laguardia and delays there. ground stop at bwi and dca, as well. traveling today, take it easy out there. by car, numerous flooded roads especially in the carolinas and we have a while for this rainfall to get through. kyra? >> thanks, rob. >>> parents listen up. fisher-price is recalling millions of toys for safety concerns with baby play areas with inflatable balls and small car toys and recalled nearly a million highchairs after the legs cut the children. call the hotline at this 800 number. 800-432-5437. >>> 30,000 hourly workers at mcdonald's could lose their health benefits. the fast food giant blamed the health care reform act. the mon. no deposit slips. no looking for an envelope. i have an image of my check right here. i can get a picture of the check, on the receipt. it even tells what kind of bills i put in. [ man ] you just put the bills right in. it even did the math for me. -four twentys. -a ten. -two fives. -a hundred bucks. -it's all
of weather. igor hit parts of newfoundland, canada yesterday and scooting off to the northern atlantic. and this is from a tropical storm in the pacific. some of that will get into the desert southwest for flooding there. rain across south texas and severe weather threat across the northern tier as this front tries to cool things off. but ahead of it, it's going to be toasty. 85 in new york, 91 in d.c., there were a slew of highs yesterday, and even though tonight fall arrives, the heat will continue. >>> well, listen to this, a group of students from virginia tech, they won a competition in europe. it's called a solar decathlon. they were able to prove that they could build a solar-powered house and it be sort of comfortab comfortable. check it out in this week's "edge of discovery." >> reporter: welcome to the home of the future. when you wake up, the cold concrete floor warms up. your favorite music starts playing, and coffee begins to brew. and as you drive away, the house locks itself. >> the house is the solar house that gets all the energy from the sun. >> reporter: a group of v
who became a chancellor of the washington, d.c. embattled schools. jeffrey canada became a national -- created the harlem children's zone. how much were you inspired by these individuals and what was their frustration as they tried to effect change in a short time? >> they feel the stakes. what's exciting is a revolution is happening. the revolution has come up from teachers, all the people you mentioned, all the reformers that are proving you can teach every kid and even some of the toughest neighborhoods, these came from teachers. they have now proven that it can be done. now it's about getting enough political will. people believing and making tough choices to give every kid in america a great education. >> it's provocative. it has people talking and people should see it. davis, thanks for talking about "waiting for superman." we're going to be screening the film to invited guests here at learning plaza tonight. it will be interesting to get their thoughts. many of them are educators. >>> we are going to talk about another film maker and "the 10th inning" after these messages. su
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to the folks at guiness was 1,200 at the university of alberta canada. hard to tell who is winning and losing. >> looks like they were drinking guiness. >> somebody won. look. they are holding up a trophy. so, this is fall? >> it is. in some places the temperatures are going to drop like a hammer. other places, we have to wait. some places doesn't feel like fall. as we get into sunday and monday. today, it's definitely going to feel like summer. let's get to the forecast. as we walk over, one thing i want you to notice is this area of low pressure here, north of the great lakes and moving to the east. the reason i want to talk about this is because of what this storm did to parts of wisconsin. let's go to the video. they had heavy rainfall. when it falls at a rapid rate, you get flooding. the caters are going to recede. we see another storm system developing farther to the southwest across portions of the corn belt. that could bring more rain to parts of wisconsin. be advised there. now, as we make our way back to the southeast, here is the frontal boundary i was talking about. you get the mu
international airlines jet left from canada. and made an emergency landing in sweden, after authorities got a tip that a passenger was carrying explosives. a suspect has been dedetained. but no explosives have been found. >>> the american hiker that was released from iran, has been with the iranian president. shourd's fiance, shane bauer, and their friend, josh fattal, is still in iran. >>> and the challenge of the military's don't ask, don't tell policy. a judge in tacoma, washington, thinks that the air force should reinstate a nurse. the judge said the army violated her constitutional right. >>> and the largest dodgeball game ever. they blasted each other with 600 rubber balls. they smashed the previous record by 547 participants. there's a first look at the headlines. back to dan and ashleigh. >> good way to get your attention. >> i hated dodgeball. >> i'm sure there's a lot to discuss there. >> dorks of the world unite. >>> let's get to the weather now. somebody who is not a dork, marysol castro. >> thank you, guys. good morning, everyone. it starts to cool down in portions of the nort
's for dinner yet but may be in the future. scientists in canada has a pig that looks, acts and smells like the yorkshire pigs that means so much to pork lovers around the world. this pig has extra dna from e. coli bacteria and the mouse. that helps digest. undigest undigest undigested phophorus winds up in the river which chokes off oxygen needed by fish. the fda is evaluating the transgenic pig but the first gene-altered to food to hit your dinner plate will probably be salmon. you can bone up on all sorts of tasty food sources in this week's coverage on eatocracy.com cnn.com. there is a special video there about what i like to eat, if you want to know a little bit about thanchts wiret . >>> the government says wiretapping is too old school. security versus privacy. my xyz is next. to keep in balance after 50, i switched to a complete multivitamin with more. only one a day women's 50+ advantage has gingko for memory and concentration plus support for bone and breast health. a great addition to my routine. [ female announcer ] one a day women's. ♪ but i really love my bank ♪ i hate-- d
it too much, they do have the sense if they were an american band from canada, they might be in the rock 'n' roll hall of fame already. to rush fan, we say keep up the lobbying effort. by the way, we talked about 20 minutes. later on today, we're going to post the entire interview on the blog, cnn.com a. daut kaucnn.co. >> what do we show the video of you rocking with them on the stage, right now? >> that unique pleasure will be in 90 minutes' time. we're drawings the half hour. extreme weather to tell us about this morning. torrential rain, flash flood watching along the east coast this morning. the carolinas already with 15 inches of rain this week. could set a record. storms could dump 6 to 10 inches of new rain from new england. >> sad news from the entertainment world, tony curtis has died. the father of actress jamie lee curtis, best known for his role in "some like it hot" opposite marilyn monroe and jack lemon. there's no word on how the actor died. he was 85 years old. >>> and faisal shahzad planned to come back and detonate a second bomb had the first attempt been successful. a
and warnings are in place all the way to canada. earl's first encounter, north carolina's outer banks. luckily for folks there, no head-on collision. earl brushed by the region with most of the fury off shore. governor bev purdue thankful it wasn't any worse. >> we dodged a bullet, purely and simply, we dodged a bullet, and we're glad it's out of our state for this most part. and the viper communication system we have put in place with local law enforcement really worked. this was our first emergency test of the system, and the fact that everybody can talk to each other. >> earl is now tracking north. cape cod and long island, among the others waiting and watching. you will want to stay with cnn for the latest information on hurricane earl. we have got more coverage this hour. >>> now, president obama accentuating the positive in today's unemployment report. he used the numbers to push for passage of a small business jobs bill. the labor department rate inched up to 9.6% in august overall, the economy lost jobs, but the private sector added jobs. >> the key point i'm making right now is that t
drunk driving laws in north america goes into effect today in canada's british columbia. first-time offenders could face criminal charges and up to $4,000 in fines and fees if they refuse a breathalyzer test. >>> the u.n. general assembly meets today with representatives from 192 countries expected. one big topic, worldwide poverty. >>> lady gaga is among the activists today demanding a repeal of the military's don't ask, don't tell policy. they will rally in portland, maine. >>> finally this half hour, turning off the lights. this week we say good-bye to a symbol of men ingenuity. >> ge will literally stop making the old-style bulbs to make way for more efficient ones. jeremy hubbard sheds a little light on the story. >> reporter: the bright idea that illuminated the world is reaching a less than glowing end. this week, ge is shuttering this plant in winchester, virginia, its last u.s. factory producing plain old incandescent lightbulbs. new energy standards will ought but ban the bulbs. most of which are made overseas. seems the invention that thomoh edison perfected 130 year
,000 people all in canada. earl is being blamed for one death, a man who drowned off of halifax while trying to secure his boat. >>> here's your labor day forecast. stormy in the middle of the country. 80-mile-an-hour winds, large hail, isolated tornados from minnesota to kansas. windy in the dakotas, montana and wyoming. heavy rain across southern texas. showers in the pacific northwest. >> 60s in seattle, billings and fargo. 71 in salt lake city. 81 in colorado springs. mostly 80s across the midwest. 78 in boston. and 88 in atlanta. >>> it looks like the san diego bay is getting a visit from the pirates of the caribbean. >> people in southern california enjoying the festival of sail this labor day weekend. more than a dozen tall ships from around the world have san diego. >> visitors can explore those vessels, take a little bit of entertainment and food, and even go for a ride around the bay. that ain't a bad way to spen the monthly day weekend at all. >> it would be tough to fit one of those in those bottles. it's tough anyway but something like that is difficult. >> more after this. stay
. very close to canada and nova scot scotia. what we are seeing in this picture is something you can just barely make out. that would happen to be an area of low pressure, this kicked up right there. and at the same time, a frontal boundary that extends from it and that frontal boundary is going to help kick out that storm deeper into the atlantic and pushing it farther to the north out of harm's way. the question is where is it going to go? the latest path we have from the national hurricane center has it moving up towards nova scotia. i'm thinking landfall around noon. maybe a little bit beforehand. it's moving to the northeast at 30 miles per hour. just yesterday it was around 18 miles an hour. definitely has really increased its progress. certainly good news. the bad news is though, we still have a lot to deal with with this particular storm. you've got earl located right about here. going to put that down as an area of low pressure. at the same time, we have fiona, what is left of fiona, in this particular stop. those two entities, the issues now is you're going to have a lot of wave
. this next story, if you're driving down the street, this happens to be in canada, but if you're driving down the street and see that, what do you see? >> i see a kid getting very big. i mean, first reaction it looks like a kid in the middle of the road playing with a ball. >> look at that closely. you're driving down the street, you would think you're about to come up and hit a kid. that's the idea behind this. and it gives this 3d illusion, but they're trying a new system here to try to get people to slow down by giving this 3d illusion. naturally, reynolds, you could fool somebody, so what could possibly be the problem here? >> people would get used to it, become accustomed to it, so when you a real situation with a real child chasing the ball, there -- there you go. >>he other part people are concerned about, possibly what if you see that and think it is a real child and you swerve and you actually do hit, god forbid, a child or another vehic because you're swerving trying to miss what you think is a -- >> that's ait terrifying prospe. it really is. scary stuff. >> once you get used tous
about the kids, the parents and you talk about the educators. one such educationor is jeffrey canada. let's take a look at a clip with jeffrey and then i want to ask you about him. >> i was like, superman -- su r superman is not real. she thought i was crying because there was no one coming with enough power to save us. kids look at the world and make certain predictions based on the evidence they're receiving from their peers, parents and teachers. from their sper perspective, the world is a heartless, co cold-blooded place because they realize they've been given the short end of the stick and don't know why. >> he is dynamic, so well spoken. why did you choose him in particular as a strong character for your film? >> he has done amazing things. he has literally proven by taking over 97 square blocks in harlem and hiring and training and cultivating great teachers, that every kid can learn. a long time ago, we used to say if the problems of the nabld are the home and all these are insurmountable, we're going to lose of these schools. he says if they're not going to use that as an e
landed at stockholm airport based on a phone call out of canada. no explosives were found on board that flight. swedish authorities are now trying to track down the canadian caller. >>> vernon baker was the only living black world war ii vet to receive the coveted medal of honor. baker died in july. he was laid to rest friday at arlington national cemetery. his widow said he considered himself just a simple soldier. cnn's natasha barrett has more on this american hero. >> reporter: for years, vernon baker's wife didn't know what her husband accomplished in world war ii. baker's wife said he never spoke about the war until decades later, when the army lieutenant was awarded the medal of honor by president clinton. baker was the only living black world war ii veteran to receive the military's highest honor. >> 50 years he had to wait before he got the medal of honor. >> reporter: what do you think he would have said today? >> what he would have said, my husband was never a person for big crowds. he would have said, babe, here there are so many people. let's go home. >> reporter: bake
contestants, maybe he'll change the name to world's perfect teen. >> good luck in the ms. canada contest. >>> just ahead, tori spelling on her marriage and her new children's book after your local news. [ woman ] nine iron, it's almost tee-time... time to face the pollen that used to make me sneeze... my eyes water. but now zyrtec®, the fastest 24-hour allergy relief, comes in a liquid gel. zyrtec® liquid gels work fast, so i can love the air®. ask about the skid plates. ask if they're a full-protection five-piece package. ask if they're solid steel. or...don't ask. but you'll find out eventually. ♪ but you'll find out eventually. in 2008 i quit venture capital to follow my passion for food. i saw a gap in the market for a fresh culinary brand and launched behindtheburner.com. we create and broadcast content and then distribute it across tv, the web, and via mobile. i even use the web to get paid. with acceptpay from american express open, we now invoice advertisers and receive payments digitally. and i get paid on average three weeks faster. booming is never looking for a check in
players in the u.s. and canada doubled from 15 million to 30 million with the average player being in two to three different leagues. and in 2008, revenue from fantasy football spending topped $800 million, according to the fantasy sports trade association. many businesses see the spike in business. >> we are busy, busy, busy. monday night football, we're busy. thursday night football, we're busy. saturdays and sundays, we're busy from the time we open the doors until the time we close. >> fantasy football has gone from totally geek to totally chic. >> and it's not just for the guys anymore. women are forming leagues of their own. >> in the last couple years, i just got the number recently, it's 14% of the market is women. so it has just grown exponentially. >> for these men and women, fantasy football adds extra competition to the game on and off the field. >> if fantasy football won't get you into football, you'll never like football. >> or you could just turn on the tv and watch the game. there's an idea as well. no offense to fantasy football folks. people are really, really into it.
baggage on the death penalty issue. i grew up in canada where the last time someone was executed for murder was 1962. dpnlt really deters crime. well, all of those sentiments from the canadian public coalesced into the complete elimination of capital punishment in 1976. but there are other reasons to eliminate capital punishment in the united states. the death row in the united states, very costly. they don't believe the death penalty deters murder and they're rated as one of the most inefficient uses of taxpayer money to fight crime. a report that was put out by the richard deeters group says maintaining people on death row and supporting propositions that likely will never be carried out is becoming increasingly expensive and harder to justify. looking back at theresa lewis's case she was convict and sentenced in 2002 for her crime and the significant cause of legal appeals. many appeals take much longer. his report says the money spent to preserve the system estimated to be $10 million per year makes the society safer. that's more food for thought. that's it for me. time now f
. made in america. materials are purchased in america and canada, and our workforce, our local people. we have the opportunity to add more jobs locally. >> reporter: is the president's latest plan, a $200 billion tax break for businesses, is that what small businesses need right now? >> we need anything we can get. i would look into additional equipment to replace the equipment that we have now. >> reporter: would that mean hiring more workers? >> it would. it would allow us to put on a second shift. we currently have about 27 employees now. i hope to have 50 employees with the next two years. i'd like to modernize our production lines and get into a larger building. >> reporter: what do you think the government could do that it's not doing for small businesses? >> i think that as far as unemployment extensions go, they could limit the amount of extensions they put. we've had a help wanted sign out front for probably six months. people come in, they fill out applications, but ultimately we end up just signing their slip that they've been here, that they've looked for a job. >> reporter: t
canada and billionaire bill gates tell cnn they participated in the film because of their concerns. >> we have a school day that's too short, a school year that's too short and we have lots of teach here's should not be teaching. >> reporter: and to offer solutions for the future. >> today the internet gives you that opportunity to watch the best lectures in the world. they're out there for free. if you take advantage of those resources, you can be broader and deeper than any of the kids were in my generation. >> among 30 developed countries, we rank 25th in math and 21st in science, and almost every category we have fallen behind. >> when i watch these things, you have to have some skepticism. >> reporter: jay fernandez from the hollywood reporter says "super man" has more to do with aspiring change than assigning blame. >> the studio and filmmakers hope this doesn't just spark debate but sparks reform. >> reporter: fernandez says his greatest concern is that moviegoers guilt might actually keep them from buying a ticket. >> it's almost like i know this is out there, but do i really want
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